Is black salve ointment bad for diabetics?

Diabetes is one of the most rapidly spreading diseases in the world. There are two types of diabetes, one in which the hormone insulin, which regulates the blood sugar, is insufficient for the amount of sugar that a person is consuming and another in which the pancreas, the organ which secretes insulin, is not able to function properly. In both cases, the disparity in the amount of insulin present in the body and the amount required to control the blood sugar, causes a rise in the level of sugar in the blood.

Black salves are home made ointments that are used to draw out infections. Since diabetes is an acquired disease caused due to malfunctioning of hormones and the endocrine glands, black salves are ineffective against it. There is nothing wrong with using black salves; however, it has no connection with diabetes. Diabetes cannot be treated by black salves. Instead, if you have diabetes, you can opt for the following remedies that have proved to be excellent in treating diabetes.

  • Soak about 10-15 grams of fenugreek seeds in water and leave it overnight. In the morning, when the seeds have become soft, mash them gently using your hands. Sieve the mashed up seeds through a piece of cheesecloth and drink the juice that comes out of it. This juice can be quite bitter, however, it is great in controlling diabetes.
  • Another great remedy for treatment of diabetes is bitter gourd. This is one vegetable that is famous for its anti-diabetic properties. Powdered and dried bitter gourd, if taken every day, can help bring down the blood sugar levels of the body. Instead of consuming this vegetable in powdered form, you may also drink its juice.
  • Indian gooseberry is rich in many of the vital nutrients that the body requires. The powder of dried Indian gooseberry, when mixed with turmeric powder and consumed with warm water every day, can help control blood sugar. This powder, however, should be consumed on an empty stomach.
  • If you are in the habit of drinking fresh grape juice everyday, you can benefit greatly from it. Grape juice is an excellent remedy for diabetes.
  • Another great remedy for diabetes is cinnamon. Cinnamon contains certain chemicals that help reduce blood sugar naturally. Brew a tea with fresh cinnamon sticks and drink it everyday.

answered by G M

Ailments such as diabetes need dietary resolution, daily exercise and day to day monitoring to keep it under control. There are plenty of natural methods used to effectively bring the disease under normalcy. However the same cannot be said of quick fixes and herbal treatments that are sold on the internet and in the market under the guise of the products being a complete cure. Some people claim that black salve ointment cures diseases such as cancer and diabetes. These are not yet backed by those who have used the product and have come forward to report it as true. Most people who sell these treatments need to be double-checked about their authenticity and the genuineness of the products they peddle.

Diabetes is a continuous, protracted health condition rather than a disease. It can be safely kept under check, and you can lead a normal. The best way to keep this condition under control is to consume a teaspoon of freshly powdered cinnamon every morning on an empty stomach an half hour before breakfast. Garlic in any form is also effective in controlling diabetes. Consume a daily dose of garlic in any form. If you have the stomach to consume it raw then have three garlic pods daily else you can have garlic capsules available in health stores.

answered by K C

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